Pretty is as pretty does. You are what you eat. You are a child of God. Who are you anyway?
Many of us see ourselves as our accomplishments, our talents, our work. This can lead to anendless effort to be better and more. Even those who create good work on God’s behalf can fall into this trap.
Charts and lists exist that outline the components of our identity in God. All very helpful, but this is something different: a quick exercise to see what you think and to invite God to comment on that.
- Take about a minute to center yourself with breathing and the Jesus prayer.
- Then ask yourself, “Who am I besides the work I do?”
- Listen to what comes up.
- Quiet yourself again and take those responses before the Lord. See if He guides you toward any thoughts.